William S. AddertonHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company H, having enlisted as Private - May 27, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action on South Mountain,MD on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 10, 1862. Transferred to Company E, 10th Battalion Georgia Infantry, in exchange for W. H. Johnson, January 1863. Wounded. Roll for October 1864, last on file, shows him absent, wounded and furloughed by Medical Examining Board. No later record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/6th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9657]
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